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The Finanser’s Week: 29th August – 4th September 2011

The biggest news stories of the week include …

Customer segmentation in retail banking 

Adkit, an international research firm, just sent me their insights into customer segmentation in retail banking. It’s an interesting report summarised in a 21-slide presentation. The main results show that most banks are narrowing down to three or four key…

Finformation warfare 

Just had a great discussion about segmentation today, building on yesterday’s blog entry. The old homogenisation of customers into apples and pears, oranges and lemons, goes back to a simplistic time of the 1980s, where the analytics tools could not…

Who owns Iceland? 

I'm in Iceland this week, and there's a fascinating split across the country over xenophobia and sovereign rights.  This is because, post the financial crisis, the country is selling its prized assets from energy to land, acre by acre, kilowatt by kilowatt.  Is this the only policy and what's happened to Iceland's banks since the crisis began …

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About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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